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[audio]Haiti: Current Affairs - WBAI Wake Up Call
From Haiti, Amy Goodman discusses the social and political climate. Goodman says that the population recognizes how the U.S. government, the Haitian military, the elites and the political parties have arranged the political scene. The system of money and food that USAID provides is explained. In an interview with a government official Goodman is told that 79% of the money spent by the US government goes back to US companies...
Keywords: Radio Haiti; Jean Dominique; Jean Bertrand Aristide; Rene Preval; Haiti; Haitian Politics; Macoute; Haitian election
Downloads: 7,164
[audio]Chris Hani 1 - WBAI Wake Up Call
Chris Hani, leader of the South African Communist Party, has been assassinated outside of his home on April 10, 1993 in Johannesburg. He was the second most popular leader in his country after Nelson Mandela. A Polish exile who is believed to be a member of an extreme right wing group has been arrested for the murder outside Hani's home. There are widespread demonstrations in South Africa following the incident...
Keywords: Chris Hani
Downloads: 32
[audio]Internet Protest Day - WBAI Wake Up Call
On this International Day of Protest, Martha Cinader is alerting listeners to a situation they can take action on regarding censoring Internet access and content.
Keywords: censorship; internet censorship; international day of protest; internet protest day
Downloads: 183
[audio]The Execution of Ken Saro Wiwa - WBAI Wake Up Call
Steve Kretzman, affiliated with Green Peace, Amnesty International, and Human Rights Watch, in Washington, D.C. reports on the decision of the Nigerian Military Tribunal and Dictator General Abacha, to execute Ken Saro Wiwa, famous author and head of the Movement for the survival of the Ogoni peoples (MOSOP). Oil (military and Shell) accounts for 90% of the Nigerian exports but nothing comes back to the people who remain in poverty, with no schools, no hospitals, etc...
Keywords: Ken Saro Wiwa; Shell Oil; Royal Dutch Shell; Ogoni; Nigeria; Steve Kretzman
Downloads: 1,016
[audio]Mexican Day of the Dead - WBAI Wake Up Call
Rick Bayliss, Author of Authentic Mexican and The Essential Mexican, Chef and the James Beard Shephard Winner for 1995, talks about the foods appropriate to the Mexican “Day of the Dead”.
Keywords: Day of the Dead
Downloads: 80
[audio]Harlem Hospital: Protest Against Shutdown - WBAI Wake Up Call
Harlem Hospital may close, putting poor people into jeopardy. Rally at 5:00 and a public hearing at 5:30 for social justice.
Keywords: Harlem Hospital
Downloads: 119
[audio]Reebok Human Rights Aards - WBAI Wake Up Call
Amy Goodman covers the 1995 recipients of the Reebok Human Rights Awards, including Phuntsog Nyidron, a Tibetan nun serving a 17 year jail sentence for her protests again the Chinese government; Richard Nsanzabaganwa from Rwanda, a 26 year old activist trying to get recognition and support for victims of the 1994 genocide, Miguel Angel de los Santos Cruz from Mexico, a lawyer specializing in assisting indigenous people and Angela Elizabeth Brown from Georgia in the US, a student environmental ac...
Keywords: Reebok; Nike; Reebok Human Rights Awards; East Timor; Indonesia; Phuntsog Nyidron; Richard Nsanzabaganwa; Miguel Angel de los Santos Cruz; Angela Elizabeth Brown; sweatshops
Downloads: 344
[audio]The Lockerbie Bombing - WBAI Wake Up Call
While the Scottish government has given a 12-foot conical tower for the memorial service today, not attending the Memorial is Marina De Larracoechea, whose sister Maria Nieves Larracoechea, a flight attendant, was killed in that plane. She wants her sister’s name left off of the memorial and is suing the airline since neither justice nor the truth has been brought out on the criminal aspects of this event...
Keywords: Marina De Larracoechea; Lockerbie
Downloads: 187
[audio]The Environmental Movement: A Discussion - WBAI Wake Up Call
Professor William Cronin, editor of Uncommon Ground: Toward Reinventing Nature discusses the environmental movement and the Republican efforts against the movement. His book explains how environmentalists have become susceptible to the increasingly forceful backlash of big business and radical right-wing groups and explores how they might respond more effectively. The book also explores through the compilation of various essays, the politics surrounding environmentalism and the ideas people have...
Keywords: environmental movement; William Cronin
Downloads: 121
[audio]Castro visits New York - WBAI Wake Up Call
Fidel Castro speaks to the General Assembly at the 50th Anniversary of the United Nations. He talks about the birth of the United Nations and the gap of inequality that is growing between developed and underdeveloped nations. After the speech is aired, Amy Goodman and Bernard White comment on the speech and the media. Castro speaks at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem. The event is sponsored by the Africans in the Americas Committee...
Keywords: Fidel Castro; Abyssinian Church; United Nations; Africans in the Americas Committee
Downloads: 759
[audio]A Performance by Baba Olatunji - WBAI Wake Up Call
Musical performances by Baba Olatunji. He talks about his time at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, his music, his instruments and the Baba Olatunji Center for African Culture.
Keywords: Baba Olatunji
Downloads: 236
[audio]The Murder of Chris Hani - WBAI Wake Up Call
Chris Hani, leader of the South African Communist Party, has been assassinated outside of his home on April 10, 1993 in Johannesburg. He was the second most popular leader in his country after Nelson Mandela. A Polish exile who is believed to be a member of an extreme right wing group has been arrested for the murder outside Hani's home. There are widespread demonstrations in South Africa following the incident...
Keywords: Chris Hani
Downloads: 346
[audio]The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin - WBAI Wake Up Call
A translation of the last speech by Yitzhak Rabin is played. Amy Goodman gives details on assassination of Yitzhak Rabin. Saturday night Rabin was shot twice by a 25 year old, right-wing, Jewish law student, Yigal Amir. Goodman and Bernard White discuss the issues that the assassination brings up. Goodman summarizes and reads news stories from Middle Eastern newspapers. President Clinton eulogizes Rabin...
Keywords: Yitzhak Rabin; Yigal Amir; Noam Chomsky; Israel and Palestine
Downloads: 942
[audio]Bosnian Peace Talks - WBAI Wake Up Call
Topics include what the peace talks will mean for the Balkan leaders of Bosnia-Serbia, President Slobodan Milosevic and Croatian President Franjo Tudjman. They will meet at an Airforce Base in Dayton, Ohio to discuss the territorial divisions of Bosnia. President Clinton (CIA and Pentagon) will be sending troops and NATO will enter as well to cripple the Bosnia Serb Army to force concessions. The suburbs of Sarajevo voted against the Dayton Peace Accords...
Keywords: Serbia; Bosnia; Sarajevo; Balkan Peace Talks; Dayton Peace Accords
Downloads: 487
[audio]Citizen Soldier: The Effects of War - WBAI Wake Up Call
Tod Ensign, a champion of soldier's rights and a representative of Citizen Soldier discusses the issues he is currently involved with. Topics include Agent Orange, P.O.W. training (SERE), post-traumatic stress, Militia groups.
Keywords: Citizen Soldier; Agent Orange; Post Traumatic Stress; SERE; Timothy McVeigh; Militia
Downloads: 556
[audio]Business Improvement Districts: A Discussion - WBAI Wake Up Call
Doug Lasdon, Director of the Urban Justice Center, discusses Business Improvement Districts, a new form of government, with taxing power, the types of threats created by these districts and the use of the “goon squad” by the Grand Central Partnership. Business Improvement Districts collect monies from area business to be used for general and traditional governmental and social services like sanitation, security and park services...
Keywords: Business Improvement District; BID; goon squad; Grand Central Partnership
Downloads: 162
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